News: All Road Users

BIKER DOWN COURSES – WEST SUSSEX

Posted on Sunday 19th March 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

Biker Down is a free training workshop run by professionals for bikers and designed to aid them if they were to find themselves in a situation of need.

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COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH ENGAGEMENT – FEBRUARY 2023

Posted on Thursday 2nd March 2023 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) and Community Speedwatch (CSW) were out on Tuesday 28th of February conducting speed checks in Brighton and Newhaven. Working in Partnership we can create a safer environment for all road users, significantly reduce life-changing injuries and eliminate fatalities.

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A Glimpse into the World of Roads Policing

Posted on Thursday 9th February 2023 in All Road Users, Drivers

Two members of the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership got a glimpse into the world of road policing last month. SSRPs Communication Officer and Programme Support Assistant visited officers from Sussex Police’s Roads Policing Unit (RPU) for a ride-along to understand the issues they are responding to on a daily basis. The partnership brings organisations together because there are sadly still too many preventable collisions on our roads in Sussex. Through a range of campaigns and initiatives, SSRP works towards raising awareness of; laws, key messages, preventative measures, information, and guidance to create safer roads for all.

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SSRPs ‘WHAT’S THE COST?’ Campaign – December 2022

Posted on Sunday 25th December 2022 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training

Throughout December, Sussex Safer Roads Partnership ran an 'Under The Influence Campaign' focusing on improving the awareness surrounding the impact of driving under the influence in the lead-up to Christmas. Working with Partners to amplify the messaging, our aim for the campaign was to educate and change road users' attitudes around road safety during this festive period, and the importance of staying safe, sober and alert on the roads.

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COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH ENGAGEMENT, UCKFIELD – DECEMBER 2022

Posted on Tuesday 20th December 2022 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) joined Community Speedwatch (CSW) volunteers in Uckfield to target local speeding concerns with support from Roads Policing Unit (RPU) and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) for an afternoon full of activity. SSRP attended, with the engagement vehicle, housing all supporting literature and resources to educate drivers about the consequences of driving at unsafe speed. An RPU Officer was there to intersect those over the limit speed, supporting the data collection of the volunteers.

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